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Weʼre raising £20,000 to help fund a potential new treatment for Gareth Head (Eddies)

Caerphilly, United Kingdom

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We are setting up this page in an attempt to raise funds for my dad, Gareth Head, who was recently diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease (ALS). We are hoping to use the money raised to allow my dad to participate in a new experimental treatment which is showing promise in clinical trials. At this stage this potential treatment is giving hope to my dad and everyone close to him, which is not something usually associated with this terrible disease.

My dad has always been a healthy, active family man, and whilst this terminal disease has physically affected him, it has not dampened his spirit or positivity.

We have some great ideas and planned events that will be linked with this page, but would welcome any further ideas that may increase the fundraising potential. If the treatment is unsuitable or unavailable, then any funds raised will be donated to the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA), a charity which is very close to his heart.

Any donation will be gratefully received, no matter how small. Please follow this page to find out about the various fundraising events. You can also follow the Gobaith Facebook page to keep up to date with the progress of this charity.

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  • Lowri Head1 year ago
    Lowri Head

    Lowri Head

    1 year ago

    Well done Nia James for raising £359 in total via her collection box and donations on the crowdfunding page for her sponsored silence during her Costa shift. Anybody who knows Nia will know how difficult this was for her! Massive thanks for your support.

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Page last updated on: 8/4/2018 9:56 PM



  • Justin Coles

    Justin Coles

    Aug 4, 2018

    I don’t come on Facebook very often - just seen this! Please wish Gareth all the best from me. Brilliant memories of endless summers playing Wembley for hour after hour. Get well Gar x


  • Gill Jones

    Gill Jones

    Jun 15, 2018

    Well done Gina...a marathon is 26 long miles!


  • Jayne Williams

    Jayne Williams

    May 2, 2018


  • Gina Morgan - ar ran Clive Rowlands

    Gina Morgan - ar ran Clive Rowlands

    May 2, 2018

    Donation from Clive Rowlands - pennaeth y Gymraeg gynt yn ysgol Rhydfelen. Mae'n dy gofio'n ddisgybl, ac yn danfon ei ddymuniadau gorau.


  • Gina Morgan - on behalf of Gill & David Jones (my parents)

    Gina Morgan - on behalf of Gill & David Jones (my parents)

    May 2, 2018

    Donation from David & Gill Jones - Gina's parents


  • Gina Morgan - on behalf of Cynthia & Ritchie Morgan

    Gina Morgan - on behalf of Cynthia & Ritchie Morgan

    May 2, 2018

    Donation from Cynthia & Ritchie Morgan - Dave's parents.


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    May 1, 2018


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Caerphilly, United Kingdom

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